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Have sharp pain in left shoulder. What could be the reason?

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Dr. Krishna Kumar

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Posted on Sat, 19 Jan 2013 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: Sharp pain in left shoulder when chin is bent down to chest
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Answered by Dr. Krishna Kumar 2 hours later
Hi...
Thank you for your query.

I understand you have undergone cervical spine fusion.

It could be due to strain of your neck muscles or cervical disc prolapse.

Please try simple pain medicines and if you don't get better you may need to take an MRI of the cervical spine.

Do write back for follow up queries that you may have.

Thank you

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